Responsible for planning, development and documentation of clinical orientation and continuing
education programs for nursing staff. Assists in maintaining quality patient care by educating health
care providers in current practice and procedures; and provision of patient, family and community
education as required in accordance with ANA standards, the New Jersey Nurse Practice Act,
JCAHO, specialty organizations and established hospital and Nursing Department policies and
procedures in accordance with evidenced based nursing practice. Collaborate in designing,
evaluating and revising unit specific educational programs (e.g. competency-based orientation, skill
testing and continuing education) on the basis of pre-identified learning needs, patient outcomes,
internal/community standards of practice and current theory/research (e.g. best practices).
Anticipates, where possible, future individual and group learning needs. Participates in councils,
committees and task groups as a team leader, facilitator and member to facilitate the improvement
of nursing standards, processes and principles.
Master's degree required.
Minimum of five years-nursing experience in ICU/CCU with previous teaching experience required.
Registered professional nurse with current NJ license and BLS Healthcare Provider is required.
Certification in specialty area preferred.